With the expiry of our London City Pass, we dedicated the remaining days on museums which entrance is free.
If you only have time for one museum, British Museum will be the one. It is the oldest public museum in the world. The main entrance features a Greek facade that was based closely on those of the temple of Athena Polias.
The Great Court is the largest covered public space in Europe; it was once an outside courtyard.
There was a small exhibition of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater 3D paper architectures in the Great Court.
We started of with the department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan. One of the famous exhibit is the Rosetta Stone. It is written in three languages, which enabled experts to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs for the first time. (more…)